The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 245 207 190
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -17
Permanent jobs citing 4G 6 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.36% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 2.19% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 3
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £38,120 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+54.11% -26.69%
4G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1122 1004 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.76% 16.50% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 967 869 681
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

4G
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the South West region.

4G Salary Trend in the South West

4G
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

4G Salary Histogram in the South West

4G
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 5 £35,000 - 1
Bristol -39 1 £50,000 +108.33%
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 4G.

1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (45.45%) Military
2 5 (45.45%) Aerospace
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) 3G
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) LTE
3 3 (27.27%) 2G
3 3 (27.27%) Huawei
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (18.18%) Advertising
4 2 (18.18%) RNC
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
4 2 (18.18%) DNA
4 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
5 1 (9.09%) Nokia
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (9.09%) VHDL
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Xilinx

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 4G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) 3G
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) LTE
2 3 (27.27%) 2G
3 2 (18.18%) RNC
3 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
3 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (45.45%) Aerospace
1 5 (45.45%) Military
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Business Process Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Process Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) RAN Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Senior RAN Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) VHDL
2 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) DNA
1 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Huawei
3 1 (9.09%) Xilinx
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
3 1 (9.09%) Nokia
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago